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Ringgit closes higher against US dollar for 2nd consecutive day

Ringgit closes higher against US dollar for 2nd consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar for the second consecutive day after hitting the lowest point this year in early trade, dealers said. At 6pm, the ringgit closed at 4.0740/0790 against the greenback versus 4.0770/0820 on Monday. A dealer said the ringgit depreciated to 4.0860 in early trade, its lowest since […]

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Bursa Malaysia ends on positive note

Bursa Malaysia ends on positive note

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia finished its trading on a positive note today, taking the cue from its Asian peers following the overnight rally on Wall Street backed by a strong earnings season. A dealer said the local stock market was also supported by the uptrend in crude oil prices after the United States reinstated sanctions […]

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PruBSN takes Takaful into the spotlight

PruBSN takes Takaful into the spotlight

CLINCHING the Best Takaful Company in Asia award during the recent International Takaful Awards in London was just one of a couple more awards Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad (PruBSN) attained. Among its line-up of other awards the company secured were the Editors’ Triple Star, Insurance Company of the Year and Best Takaful Institution at The […]

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Webe Digital to leverage on startups at World Startup Festival

Webe Digital to leverage on startups at World Startup Festival

PETALING JAYA: Webe Digital, which has partnered with the World Startup Festival (WSF), hopes to leverage on the startups at the WSF Labs. Webe Digital will provide a co-working space for the first WSF Labs in Asia, within its premises here. Its CEO Moharmustaqeem Mohammed said the startups would also have access to some of […]

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Webe Digital to begin housing startups

Webe Digital to begin housing startups

PETALING JAYA: Webe Digital Sdn Bhd, which welcomes startups to its premises through its partnership with World Startup Festival (WSF), hopes to tap into them to solve some of its problems including parking. WSF is a global non-profit organisation based in California bringing together start-up ecosystems worldwide through training and mentorship, cross-border collaboration, funding, media […]

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BNM international reserves decline US$100m to US$104.5b as at July 31

BNM international reserves decline US$100m to US$104.5b as at July 31

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves declined 0.1% or US$100 million (RM407.8 million) to US$104.5 billion (RM426.1 billion) as at July 31, compared with the US$104.6 billion as at July 13. The central bank said in a statement that the reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.5 months of retained imports and is […]

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Frontken's Q2 profit more than doubles on better growth in regional markets

Frontken's Q2 profit more than doubles on better growth in regional markets

PETALING JAYA: Frontken Corp Bhd’s net profit more than doubled to RM12.08 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 against RM5.82 million in the same quarter a year ago, underpinned by improved performance by its subsidiaries in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. Its revenue also expanded 16% to RM81.78 million from RM70.53 […]

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For brides-to-be

For brides-to-be

WHILE a bridal shower is seen as the ultimate celebration for a bride before she takes on her new role in marriage, putting the festivity together can be a daunting task. From the location to the menu, the decor and all else in between, why stress yourself out when you can take the “director’s seat” […]

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CI Holdings ventures into Nigeria's edible oils market

CI Holdings ventures into Nigeria's edible oils market

PETALING JAYA: CI Holdings Bhd has set up a new subsidiary to venture into Nigeria’s edible oils market. The group told Bursa Malaysia that its 60%-owned sub-subsidiary Palmtop Vegeoil Products Sdn Bhd together with PNC Oil Factory (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Palmtop had on July 24 incorporated a new subsidiary, namely Tradekey PT […]

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Study Australia/New Zealand fair

Study Australia/New Zealand fair

IDP Education is an ASX Limited Company which is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities. The education placement firm presents IDP Study in Australia and New Zealand 2018, an event not-to-be-missed by students hoping to further their education in either country. Over 25 top Australian and New Zealand institutions will be participating in the event […]

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